Medical Ethics Overview

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What is the main focus of Medical Ethics?

Protecting individual life, religion, mind, property, and family

What is the main cause of Medical Malpractice claims?

Incompetence and negligence in interventional operative/surgical procedures

What is the reason for Medical Ethics?

The difference between what can be done and what should be done

What is the objective of Medical Ethics?

Protection of individual life, religion, mind, property, and family

What is the role of philosophy in Medical Ethics?

Provide judgments depending on studying moral life and analyzing of options of possible ethical decisions

What led to the realization of the importance of medical ethics as an academic and professional discipline?

All of the above

What is the principle of medical ethics that involves doing all efforts to improve the health of the whole community by helping each individual patient?

Beneficence

Which principle of medical ethics focuses on being fair in distributing benefits and burdens when providing services or dealing with people?

Justice

What does the principle of justice consider when providing services with limited resources?

Distributive justice

Which principle of medical ethics involves respecting the wishes of the people, including confidentiality?

Respect for autonomy

What is the term used to describe the feeling that anything found on examination or investigation will remain secret between physician and patient?

Confidentiality

Which principle of medical ethics deals with being fair in building and implementing rules and regulations?

Rules and regulations justice

Under what condition is harm permissible according to the principle of non-maleficence?

To benefit, heal, or cure the patients

'Equal sharing of services is not always fairness' - which principle of medical ethics does this statement reflect?

'Distributive justice'

'Harm is permissible if benefits can justify your action' - which principle of medical ethics does this statement align with?

'Non-maleficence'

'Health professionals should balance between their primary responsibility towards their patient and obligations to the community' - this statement relates to which type of justice in medical ethics?

'Individual and community justice'

Explore the fundamental concepts and principles of medical ethics, including the examination and resolution of moral problems in healthcare, institutions, and biomedical research. Understand the importance of distinguishing between what can be done and what should be done in medical practice.

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